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September 11, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

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Lawmakers allege lobbyist intervention during hearing” by Julian Hattem in The Hill.

Tennessee: “Ethics Commission stalemates on whether to penalize Tom Ingram” by Tom Humphrey in the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Campaign Finance

A press release from the National Press Club: “Campaign Finance Experts Potter and Wertheimer to Discuss New Supreme Court Case Focusing on Donation Limits to Candidates” in the Rock Hill Herald.


Delaware: “Developer pleads guilty to illegal contributions” by Randall Chase (Associated Press) in the Connecticut Post.

Virginia: “Cuccinelli donates $18,000 value of Star chief’s gifts” by Laura Vozzella in The Washington Post.

Wisconsin: “Lawmakers approve first audit of Wisconsin’s Government Accountability Board”  by The Associated Press in the Star Tribune.

State Legislatures

Minnesota: “Special sessions: How often and how long?” by Rachel E. Stassen-Berger in the Star Tribune.


Time to tackle 2020” by Markos Moulitsas in The Hill.

Texas: “Court: Texas can use exiting election maps in 2014” by The Associated Press in the Las Vegas Sun.

Wisconsin: “Bipartisan group pushing for redistricting reform” by The Associated Press in WAOW News.

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